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602 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018


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Regional Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD County
Issued at 1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018
BATESVILLE +   CLEAR     64  54  68 MISG      30.05S                  
BEDFORD +      MOCLDY    66  52  59 S8        30.03R                  
BLOOMINGTON    CLOUDY    67  54  63 S16       30.00F                  
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR      64  50  59 S7G16     30.05S                  
MADISON *+     FAIR      64  52  63 S14G20    30.09S                  
NORTH VERNON + FAIR      64  52  63 S13G21    30.06S                  
SEYMOUR +      FAIR      66  54  63 S13       30.04S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CRAWFORD County,IN

944 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018 /844 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Wind gusts around 35 mph are expected from late morning through
sunset on Tuesday.

Several rounds of rainfall are likely from mid week through the
weekend across southern Indiana and central Kentucky. The axis of 
heaviest rainfall looks to be across southern Indiana and west 
central Kentucky where in excess of 3 inches is possible. With soils 
saturated and area streams and rivers running high, additional 
flooding is likely where the heaviest rainfall occurs. 

South winds may gust to 35 to 40 MPH Tuesday.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, IN
Issued at 319 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Highs around 80. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Cooler. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 60. Temperatures falling into the 40s in the afternoon. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Rain showers. Lows around 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

Rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 18:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 18:53 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky